Any writing plans for next year? Our goal in 2020 is to grow our writing community and to develop more collaborations.
Paraprosexia is the inability to pay attention to any one thing (a state of constant distraction).
The science fiction book club is hosting a Q and A with Lisa Yaszek about Women of Science Fiction. Yaszek is a professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech. Her research areas include issues of gender, race, and science and technology in science fictionShe wrote “Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction” … Continue reading Science Fiction Q and A with author, Lisa Yaszek
On the morning of December 2, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown wrote: "I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think, vainly flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done." Brown was on … Continue reading John Brown's Body
Happy Birthday, Sci-Fi Lover, Jimi Hendrix. Born #OTD in 1943, Jimi always lived in a bit of a #fantasy world – as a kid, he carried around a broomstick he’d pretend to play for over a year, till he saved up enough for a guitar. Growing up in Seattle, Jimi had a hectic family life … Continue reading Happy Birthday SciFi Lover, Jimi Hendrix
It’s November which, for some film fans, means it’s time for the ultra-hashtaggable month-long celebration of all things Film Noir: #Noirvember.
As we prepare for the Holidays, travel and bustle, know that Thoreau understood something that many of us modern day nomads would do well to recognize: travel is a matter of perspective, not location. “I have traveled a great deal in Concord,” said Henry Thoreau, a native of…wait for it…Concord, Massachusetts. In fact, Thoreau traveled far and wide … Continue reading What Henry David Thoreau Teaches us About Travel